Winthrop S. Gilman


John Muir


March 20, 1903.

Address, Box 172

John Muir, Esq.,
Martinez, Calif.,

Dear Sir,

I am greatly obliged for your kind reply to my recant query regarding a huge Sequoia, and am interested to learn that you have measured it. My family of five have all been to California several times, and are enthusiasts regarding her wonders in the plant and .scenic world, an immensely enjoyed your letter last evening over tea-cups.

Vary Truly Yours




New York

Date Original

1903 Mar 20


Original letter dimensions: 12.5 x 17.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0306

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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